How to convert raw,img,vdi,vmdk and other virtual image formats using qemu-img convert between VBOX/KVM/VMWare/Xen

The example below converts youvm.img into a vdi.

The -O vdi specifies the new format will be vdi but you can use any other valid formats/vice versa.

qemu-img convert yourvm.img -O vdi yourvm.vdi

This is very handy for those who need to switch between virtualization technologies.


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